1970 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games

1970 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games

The Ninth British Commonwealth Games took place in Edinburgh from the 16th to the 25th of July 1970. It was the first time the Games were held in Scotland.

The documents presented here are part of our extensive Commonwealth Games Scotland Archive which includes the administrative records of Team Scotland along with personal papers and memorabilia of former athletes and sporting administrators.

The documents trace the campaign to promote Edinburgh as host city for the Games; detail the organisation and preparations for the competition; and provide examples of the promotional material produced for both the public and visiting teams.

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